Green Ribbon FWSP

Make sure you RSVP asap. We need to figure our supply of tents...

Philmont prep backpacking on Saturday and Sunday April 10-11. We'll be hiking about 10 miles on the Green Ribbon Trail then camping at Fort Washington State Park.

MEET on Saturday 10 April at 9AM at the Upper Gwynedd Township Building (DIRECTIONS).

We're meeting at the first pavilion, at the edge of the first parking area:

Pickup on Sunday 10 April at 10AM. Pickup at the Organized Youth Group Camping Area at Fort Washington State Park (DIRECTIONS).

At Fort Washington we will:
  • Teach you Philmont camping skills, including bear bags, food, stoves, water purification, and more
  • Teach you map and land navigation skills
  • We'll compete on John C's orienteering course
  • On Sunday morning we'll break camp, pack up, and backpack some more (on the trails refurbished and marked by Reynold M.)